You May Actually Feel Bad For the Cash Me Ousside Girl After Seeing This
The "Cash Me Ousside" girl, Danielle Bregoli, has become the internet's favorite funny meme — but it turns out the 13-year-old's life is no laughting matter.
The viral sensation first rose to fame after appearing on an episode of Dr. Phil about out of control teens last September.
Her unintelligle threatening of the audience's "hoes" led to a plethora of memes touting her catchphrase, "Cash me ousside, howbow dah?"
She then resurfaced after her and her mother Barbara were involved in a confrontation with a fellow passenger on an airplane last week.
Now, it's been revealed that this is hardly the first time she's been in trouble with the law.
According to TMZ, Danielle and Barbara have had the cops called to their Florida home a whopping 51 times in the past year.
The complaints have ranged from domestic incidents to verbal threats to theft.
There was even one 10 day span where the police were called to the home 15 times.
But according to Danielle's father, who's now speaking out for the first time, he's not to blame for his daughter's behavior.
Ira Peskowitz, 49, was portrayed as a deadbeat dad who abandoned his family on Dr. Phil, but he says that's not what happened at all — and he says he's "appalled" by what his daughter has become.
"I did not abandon my daughter," the sheriff's deputy tells the Palm Beach Post. Barbara received custody of Danielle when she was an infant, and she and her ex fought bitterly for years over her amid accusations of abuse from both sides.
Ira still pays $1,100 in child support payments to her every month.
"She is still young. Danielle needs to be allowed to be a normal, healthy 13-year-old girl.
"Danielle needs to get treatment, needs to get a good education, get involved in physical activity," Ira says.
"Danielle feels rejected by me," he continues. "That poor girl. I did not abandon her. I left her mother, but I did not abandon her.
"I know there is a little girl in there and I hope one day she can hug me and say, 'I love you, daddy.'"
But will Danielle change?
The troubled teen made her return to Dr. Phil last week, and let's just say she hasn't changed a ton.
"I guess what's good for you is I made you just like how Oprah made you," Danielle tells the host in the episode. "You were nothin' before I came on this show."
But despite that outburst, Danielle does seem somewhat improved.
She seems less brash overall, and appears genuinely thankful for the rehabilitation program Dr. Phil had sent her on.
Perhaps there's hope for Danielle yet.
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